Cobb police officer injured in chase

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MARIETTA, Ga. - A police officer was injured during a lunchtime chase in Cobb County on Wednesday.

It stemmed a home invasion at a house on Lamplighter Lane. Police said three people barged inside and shot two people, but one of the wounded victims chased the robbers as they sped off.

Officers were called to the scene on reports of several shots being fired. Police said they surrounded a car involved, and three people ran out.

Several roads were briefly closed while police pursued suspects. The chase ended on Lower Roswell Road. Channel 2 Action News was at the scene as one person was taken into custody. Two others were also being held.

A Cobb County officer was injured near a Wells Fargo Bank. He was chasing the suspects when he suffered a serious leg injury, police said.

Cobb County and Marietta police are investigating the incident.
 
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